10 Tips For Fostering A Culture Of Continuous Learning
CIO, March 24th, 2021

Volume 276, Issue 5 Article 102493
April 4, 2021

When McAfee CIO Scott Howitt asks prospective hires about their hobbies, he's actually trying to discern whether they're self-motivated learners.

'I purposely look for people for whom learning is a hobby: Do they travel, do they read, are they programming Raspberry Pis on their own? Those are the people I want,' Howitt says.

He hired one applicant who set up a mini data center in his garage to work on networking skills, and he created a position for an HR colleague who shared that she had earned the Global Information Assurance Certification on her own.